By using their own heat-and-power-generating turbines, the owners of an Alaska waterpark are reducing annual energy costs — and its environmental impact.

Dennis Prendeville, CEO and president of the Alaska Waterpark Company, which owns and operates H2Oasis, decided it was time to reduce the cost associated with powering the 56,000-square-foot park after paying upwards of $25,000 monthly to the gas company, according to the Alaska Dispatch.

Now, the state's only indoor waterpark is one operating a series of 65- and 60-kilowatt Capstone MicroTurbine dual heat and power generators. Will this trend catch on in other regions? Read More